• Board Approves November ESPLOST Request

    WHITE COUNTY, Ga.- The White County Board of Education approved the November ESPLOST request at the Nov. 18 board meeting. The board also approved the October financial reports and the Series 2021 Bond Resolution and Purchase Agreement. Superintendent Dr. Laurie Burkett brought a couple of awards to the board’s attention. Following the work session on […]

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  • Board Approves New Freezer

    WHITE COUNTY, Ga.- Assistant Superintendent Scott Justus presented the board with November’s ESPLOST request which included a new freezer for Tesnesstee Gap Elementary School and the board approved the purchase of the freezer. School Nutrition Director Abby Rowland gave the board an update on the free and reduced lunch count. Justus also informed the board […]

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  • Board Approves new turf for football field

    WHITE COUNTY, Ga. – The Board of Education voted to approve the new turf for the football field and the timeline for work to begin at their meeting on Oct. 28. The Board also approved the ESPLOST request for October, the dispositions for all schools and the August and September financial reports. Rod Nix from […]

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  • Board of Education reviews construction plans

    WHITE COUNTY, Ga- Rod Nix presented the board of education with the upcoming construction plans for the new developments happening in the school system at their work session on October 26. Rod Nix from Charles Black Construction presented the board with construction plans for the new football field, baseball field, the new transportation building, and […]

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  • Board of Education addresses Warriors for Social Justice Group

    WHITE, GA.- The Board of Education addressed the community and the concerns about the Warriors for Social Justice group at their board meeting on Thursday, September 30. On July 27, former substitute teacher James King brought to the notice of the board of education a group operating on google classrooms. The group was called Warriors […]

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  • Board Reviews Tentative June and July Financial Reports

    White, Ga.- Finance Director Julie Dorsey presented the board with the tentative June and July financial reports at their meeting on August 26. Also at the meeting, the board voted to accept Capital Outlay Program Funds. They approved the current field trip request and the ESPLOST request. Finance Director Julie Dorsey presented the board with […]

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  • Superintendent Gives Update Board on COVID-19

    CLEVELAND, Ga – Superintendent Laurie Burkett gave the Board of Education an update on how the school system is doing amid the new strain of COVID. She puts out a community update on Fridays with the most current positive cases only. “We had thought COVID was gone away, COVID has not gone away. We deal […]

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  • Helen flooded due to Tropical Storm Fred

    Helen, Ga.- Tropical Storm Fred made landfall Monday and it brought rain. 3.40 inches of rain have fallen in the area fell in White by Tuesday evening. The extra rainfall resulted in flooding in Helen and much of the surrounding area. A flash flood warning was in effect until 6:15 p.m. as the storm continues […]

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  • Second Budget Hearing at Board Meeting

    White, Ga- In the June 22 Board of Education work session, the second budget hearing was presented, there was an update about the PreK program, and three new policies were presented to the board for consideration. Finance Director Julie Dorsey presented the budget for the second time at the meeting. She showed the growth that […]

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  • Board of Education Accepts Grant for Pre-K Classrooms

    WHITE COUNTY, GA – White County Board of Education approved a grant for new Pre-K classrooms, new stadium seats, and a new School Resource Officer contract at their meeting Thursday, May 27. The board approved the acceptance of a grant to establish two new Pre-Kindergarten classrooms. Mossy Creek Elementary will have an inclusive one for […]

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